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AN 18th CENTURY AFFAIR Bach, Handel, Haydn & Mozart: Vancouver Chamber Choir, CBC Radio Orchestra, Joanna G'froerer, Jon Washburn

Sat. September 22nd 2007 8pm The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts (All Ages) 8pm
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We open the Vancouver Chamber Choir’s 37th subscription season with a gala festive concert featuring four of music’s greatest masters. Under Jon Washburn’s direction, the Choir and the CBC Radio Orchestra perform Handel’s showpiece Dixit Dominus, Haydn’s elegant Missa Sancti Nicolai and the JS Bach doublechoir motet Der Geist hilft. As a special treat, Joanna G’froerer (Principal Flute of the National Arts Centre Orchestra) joins Jon and the orchestra for Mozart’s G Major Flute Concerto. A wonderful evening of 18th century music in the superb acoustics of the Chan Centre!

Vancouver Chamber Choir

The Vancouver Chamber Choir is Canada's outstanding professional vocal ensemble. Based on the Pacific Coast in British Columbia, conductor Jon Washburn and his twenty singers are noted for their diverse repertoire and performing excellence. The ACDA Choral Journal has declared the VCC to be "as fine a vocal chamber group as any in the world today."... more info

CBC Radio Orchestra

Formed in 1938, the CBC Radio Orchestra is renowned as an ensemble of passion, versatility and innovation. As North America's last remaining broadcast ensemble, we are a legacy of the days when radio orchestras were to be found all over our continent, as they still are in Europe. Unique not only in our history, we are also set apart by our programm... more info

Jon Washburn

Jon Washburn is the Conductor and Artistic Director of Canada's outstanding professional vocal ensemble, the Vancouver Chamber Choir. Well known internationally for his mastery of choral technique and interpretation, Washburn travels widely as guest conductor, lecturer, clinician, and master teacher. In addition to Canada and the United States, he ... more info
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